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Baruch College

Writing I
Course Number: ENG 2100
Spring | 3 credits

This is an intensive course introducing students to writing as a means of discovery. In Writing I students practice and share their written articulation of ideas as a community of writers. Students read a variety of intellectually challenging and thematically coherent texts in a range of genres. Throughout, the emphasis is on writing and communication skills as processes involving multiple steps, including drafting, discussion, revision, and re-thinking. The work of the class is conducted in classroom, small-group, and one-on-one sessions.

Bronx Community College

Digital Imaging
Course Number: ART 84
Spring | 2 credits

A course concerned with Digital Imaging for Print, the World Wide Web and Multimedia. Students will experiment with scanned and self-generated images using industry-standard (currently Photoshop) imaging software. Integration with other applications will be a goal. The software program's prodigious versatility will be applied to the merging and transformation of photographic images in creative and unexpected ways. Professional level skills in this area, vital to a graphic design professional will be emphasized.

Bronx Community College

Graphic Design Principles
Course Number: ART 83
Fall | 2 credits

The application of 2D design and typography skills applied to problem-solving in visual communications scenarios. From symbol-making, logo design, print ads and posters, and signage systems, students will produce hand and computer generated professional quality work. Emphasis will be placed on the creative process. Studio skills as well as presentation skills will be explored.

Bronx Community College

Writers' Workshop for ESL Students
Course Number: ENG 9
0 credits

Intensive review and practice of English. Development of increased proficiency in academic writing; paragraph and essay structure and grammar. In-depth reading program to enhance vocabulary and comprehension skills.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Desktop Publishing Packages
Course Number: CIS 160
Spring | 2 credits

This course teaches students to use desktop publishing software to prepare a variety of documents in different page layouts including alphanumeric (in assorted fonts), graphics in various file formats or a combination of both. Students will learn the basic concepts of desktop publishing and how to organize and compose a document.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

English Composition I
Course Number: ENG 101
3 credits

This is the first college-level writing course. Readings are used to stimulate critical thinking and to provide students with models for effective writing. Students become acquainted with the process of writing, from pre-writing activities to producing a final, proofread draft. Grammar and syntax are discussed as needed. At the end of this course, students take a departmental essay examination that requires them to compose, draft and edit a thesis-centered of at least 500 words.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Intensive Writing
Course Number: ENG 95
0 credits

Students are instructed in basic components of effective writing, including word selection, punctuation, spelling, grammar, sentence structure and paragraph development. Students are given frequent in-class writing exercises that focus on argumentation, narrative and description as modes of developing ideas.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Introduction to Multimedia
Course Number: MMP 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of multimedia production. In a hands-on class, students will learn the essentials of program design and authoring software in an integrated computer environment. Students will learn how to combine graphics, audio and text to create programs for industrial and educational applications

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Introduction to Video Technology
Course Number: VAT 100
Fall | 2 credits

This course explains how video technology works. It covers the fundamentals of contemporary media technology including understanding video image formation, data compression, picture and sound generation and manipulation, and the impact of new technologies, such as HD-TV and P2P. Lab exercises introduce students to the operations of cameras, video-recording systems, microphones, and the uses of SMPTE Time Code. Students also examine systems for delivering media to the viewer, including webcast, broadcast, and satellite and cable distribution.

Brooklyn College

Ethics and Personal Relations
Course Number: PHIL 6.5
Spring | 3 credits

Critical examination of issues in personal ethics. Moral obligations to self, family, friends, love partners, neighbors, schoolmates, coworkers. Autonomy and integrity; responsibility and special obligation. Discussion of such topics as suicide, substance abuse, marriage, divorce, love and sex, parent-child relations, surrogacy, gambling, lying, and cheating. Conceptions of family, work, and leisure. Classical and contemporary philosophers.

Brooklyn College

Ethics and Society
Course Number: PHIL 6
Fall | 3 credits

Critical consideration of issues in social ethics. Discussion of such topics as racism and sexism, economic justice, civil disobedience, capital punishment, environmental pollution, nuclear power and weaponry, abortion, euthanasia, freedom of information, the right to privacy.

City College of New York

Freshman Composition
Course Number: ENGL 11000
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The longer paper, and practice in essay forms.

City College of New York

Intro to Philosophy
Course Number: PHIL 10200
Spring | 3 credits

An introduction to some of the central questions of philosophy, concerning our knowledge of the external world, causation, God, mind and body, freedom, justice, and moral judgment, via analysis of classical and contemporary philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Locke, Hume, Mill, Kant, Russell, Wittgenstein and Rawls.

City College of New York

Introductory Workshops in Creative Writing
Course Number: ENGL 22000
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

For students who wish to explore the various areas of creative writing.

College of Staten Island

Introduction to Film
Course Number: CIN 100
Spring | 3 credits

An introduction to the terms and methods of film analysis. The course emphasizes critical viewing and writing, with attention to cinematography, editing, sound narrative, authorship, genre, and ideology

College of Staten Island

Introduction to Music History
Course Number: MUS 110
3 credits

A study of the evolution of musical style through representative works from every era of the Western musical tradition. Assigned readings, listening, and concerts.

Hostos Community College

Contemporary Issues for ESL Students II
Course Number: ESL 26
Fall | 1 credit

This intermediate three hour ESL course provides extensive reading of newspapers, magazines, and internet sources. Students will explore contemporary issues and their historical context while expanding their vocabulary and further developing their linguistic and critical thinking skills. They will learn to recognize the author's point of view, distinguish between news reports and editorial commentary, and interpret related charts and graphs. Students will be required to summarize, discuss, and interpret the issues presented in these sources. Upon completion of the course, students will have broadened their general knowledge base and acquired the necessary skills to respond critically to contemporary issues.

Hostos Community College

Contemporary Issues III
Course Number: ESL 36
1 credit

This advanced three hour ESL course provides extensive reading of newspapers, magazines, and Internet sources. Students will explore contemporary issues and their historical context while expanding their vocabulary and further developing their linguistic and critical thinking skills. They will learn to recognize the author's point of view, distinguish between news reports and editorial commentary, and interpret related charts and graphs. Students will be required to summarize, discuss, and interpret issues in these sources. There will be written homework assignments and various kinds of in-class writing. Assessment will be based upon students' knowledge of events and their ability to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate the course materials. Upon completion of the course, students will have broadened their general knowledge base and acquired the necessary skills to respond critically to contemporary issues.

Hostos Community College

Expository Writing
Course Number: ENG 110
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

English 110, a foundational writing course, is designed to strengthen students' composing skills so that they will produce increasingly complex and better-structured essays. Reading and responding to interdisciplinary texts representing various rhetorical modes, students will practice paraphrasing and summarizing these texts, enrich their vocabulary, and improve their writing, revision, and proofreading skills. Additionally, students will be introduced to the use of print and on-line secondary sources. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to respond critically, in writing, to a variety of texts, integrating their own ideas with those presented in the readings.

Hostos Community College

Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Course Number: VPA 192
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The student will present introductions; present impromptu, extemporaneous, and manuscript speeches; perform exercises to improve public speaking technique; limit topics; create outlines; and present informative and persuasive speeches, as well as speeches for special occasions.

Hostos Community College

Literature for ESL Students III
Course Number: ESL 37
Spring | 1 credit

This three-hour advanced-level ESL course provides students with the opportunity to further develop their linguistic and critical thinking skills through extensive reading, interpretation, and analysis of authentic literary texts. These texts, selected for their relevance and literary value, include a variety of genres (fiction, memoir, poetry and drama). The course will also provide cultural and historical perspectives necessary to construct meaning from these texts. Students will deepen their understanding of literary elements such as point of view, character, plot, setting, irony and figurative language and employ them in their analysis. Assessment of student performance will be based on in-class discussion, personal-response essays and other forms of writing that require students to compare and contrast themes and issues raised by texts.

Hostos Community College

Thinking and Reasoning
Course Number: PHI 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

In this course, the student will become familiar with the vocabulary of philosophical thinking and develop thinking and logical reasoning skills needed for academic performance. Study topics will include: reasoning, analysis of arguments, forms and uses of inferences, assertions, explanations, generalizations, analogies and fallacies. The examination of the topics discussed will serve to facilitate the application of clear thinking and logical reasoning to the student's mental, verbal, and writing process.

Hunter College

Acting I: Basic Acting Techniques
Course Number: THEA 161
Spring | 3 credits

Exploration of the fundamentals of acting technique through improvisation.

Hunter College

Elementary Italian I
Course Number: ITAL 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

See Department for Description.

Hunter College

Expository Writing
Course Number: ENGL 120
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Trains students to analyze, develop, and evaluate ideas and to express themselves clearly and effectively.

Hunter College

Fundamentals of West African Dance
Course Number: DAN 252.99
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

The two credit course, Fundamentals of West African dance, is an advanced beginning college level West African class taught by Hunter faculty members. This course is open to anyone interested in dance. A dance background is not required.

Hunter College

Music Theory Fundamentals
Course Number: MUSTH 101
Fall | 3 credits

Introduction to music theory, sight singing, and ear training.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

College Composition I
Course Number: ENG 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The fundamentals of composition, including sentence and paragraph development, diction and style. Examination of essay structure and development. Assigned themes introducing such rhetorical forms as description, comparison and contrast, cause and effect, argumentation. The incorporation of quoted material in essays.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Improvisational Theatre
Course Number: DRA 115
Spring | 3 credits

An experimental workshop devoted to the exploration of theatre techniques in the traditions established by Grotowski, the Living Theatre, and the Open Theatre, which include role-playing, theatre games, story theatre, street theatre, and such related arts as dance, song, puppetry, etc. Students are required to keep a resource book to help develop imaginative material from their own histories, fantasies, dreams, and interests. The course culminates in a performance of a short original work created, directed and acted by the students.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Intermediate French
Course Number: FRE 201
Fall | 3 credits

Emphasis on conversation with some written work based on contemporary prose selections.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Intermediate French
Course Number: FRE 202
Spring | 3 credits

Emphasis on conversation with some written work based on contemporary prose selections.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Introduction to Theatre
Course Number: DRA 110
Fall | 3 credits

The course provides an introduction to the study of drama and theatre, including playwriting, directing, acting, design, and technical theatre. Historical influences and production elements and values are explored. The course is designed to enhance the student's enjoyment and understanding of the theatrical experience. Plays, performances, films, demonstrations, and lectures acquaint the students with the history and techniques of the theatrical arts. There may be some opportunity for student performance.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Introductory French I
Course Number: FRE 101
Fall | 3 credits

A basic course in the French language with an emphasis on oral and written communication, reading, and the customs and cultures of French-speaking countries.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Introductory French II
Course Number: FRE 102
Spring | 3 credits

Completion of French 102 enables the student to speak, comprehend, read, and write French on a basic level.

Kingsborough Community College

Foundations for College-Level Reading and Writing for ESL Students, 1
Course Number: ESL BW
Fall | 0 credits

Low, intermediate portfolio, based course designed to help students develop the fluency, focus, analytical and organizational skills needed to become successful college writers and pass ELA Regents and college placement exams. Readings assigned from various genres and of varying lengths.

Kingsborough Community College

Foundations for College-Level Writing
Course Number: ENG BW
Fall, Spring | 0 credits

Develop ability to write in a logical and coherent style with emphasis on how to prepare well organized material that says what the writer wants to say.

Kingsborough Community College

Humanities: Freedom and Control: Culture in the 20th Century
Course Number: HUM 1
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Course explores literature, drama, art, and music in today's world. Attempts are made to place 20th century developments into an historical context and illustrate the continuity of culture.

Kingsborough Community College

Intensive Writing 1
Course Number: ENG W
Fall, Spring | 0 credits

Students will create portfolios based on freshman-level reading assignments. The interdisciplinary focus will be Science at the Core. Development of critical thinking and writing skills needed for freshman college experience will be emphasized.

LaGuardia Community College

Basic Writing I
Course Number: ENG 99
Fall, Spring | 0 credits

Basic Writing I is designed to introduce and develop college level writing proficiency through careful attention to the writing process. Emphasizing both the writing process and skills needed for timed and high stakes essays, such as the CUNY ACT, this course will prepare students for college level writing. Students will learn to employ argument in the short essay form to clearly express ideas in support of a position written in edited U.S. English.

LaGuardia Community College

Beginning Drawing
Course Number: HUA 103
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course is an introduction to drawing through basic examination of the visual fundamentals of line, texture, value, space and form. Problems in descriptive drawing will be explored. There will be individual and group criticism. Sketchbooks are required.

LaGuardia Community College

Beginning Painting
Course Number: HUA 110
3 credits

This course is an introduction to painting techniques related to landscape, still life and abstract composition. Emphasis will be on color expression and color mixing. There will be individual and group critiques.

LaGuardia Community College

Composition I
Course Number: ENG 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

In this course students focus on the process of writing clear, correct and effective expository essays in response to materials drawn from culturally diverse sources. Emphasis is placed on using various methods of organization appropriate to the writer's purpose and audience. Students are introduced to argumentation, fundamental research methods and documentation procedures. Students write frequently both in and out of class.

Lehman College

Contemporary Moral Issues
Course Number: PHI 172
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Fundamental ethical theories and their applications to current moral issues, such as capital punishment, abortion, sexual equality, economic justice, and issues in medical and other professional ethics.

Lehman College

Elementary Spanish I
Course Number: SPA 103
Fall | 3 credits

An intensive beginning course with emphasis on basic elements of grammar, vocabulary, reading, and conversation.

Lehman College

History of African-Americans
Course Number: BLS 173
3 credits

Historical analysis of the African-American experience in America. The course focuses on slavery and emancipation, the Reconstruction, the rise of Jim Crowism, migration, Garveyism, and the Civil Rights Movement.

Lehman College

Introduction to Creative Writing-Fiction, Poetry, and Playwriting
Course Number: ENW 210
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Reading, writing and analyzing contemporary short fiction, poetry, and play writing, focusing on elements pertinent to each form.

Lehman College

Introduction to Digital Imaging
Course Number: ART 112
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to the creation of art and imagery using computers and digital media. Production of a portfolio of images for presentation. Students need no previous computer experience.

Lehman College

Principles of Effective Writing I
Course Number: ENG 110
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Focus on paragraph and essay development, summary, and critical response to short texts. Emphasis on organization, language accuracy, grammar, and mechanics.

Lehman College

Principles of Effective Writing II
Course Number: ENG 120
Spring | 3 credits

Continues the work of ENG 110, advancing critical reading skills and essay development. Emphasis on the writing of analytical essays and papers based on research in various academic disciplines.

Medgar Evers College

College English I
Course Number: ENGL 112
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This composition course emphasizes the various types of critical and expository writing students will need in the content area courses they will take throughout their college careers. Students will improve their writing skills through the writing and revision of weekly essays and through an in-depth focus on grammar and usage. Students are introduced to elements of literary criticism in poetry, drama, and fiction's will include fiction and non fiction from a variety of cultures and in at least two genres.

Medgar Evers College

Composition II
Course Number: ENGW 6
0 credits

This course emphasizes the persuasive essay. Major areas of grammar are reviewed. Students read and write persuasive essays which incorporate a full range of the rhetorical devices of narration, description, cause and effect, comparison and contrast, and persuasion. Readings are used as models and springboards for the composing of essays. Basic research skills are further developed through the writing of a short research paper. Students must submit at least one written assignment (including drafts) per week.

Medgar Evers College

Introduction to the World Art
Course Number: ART 100
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

The course traces the artistic and philosophical aspects of World Art as they relate to selected cultural periods from Ancient African Art, the Italian Renaissance, French Impressionism, 20th Century Modernism, and African American Art.

New York City College of Technology

Africana Folklore
Course Number: AFR 1130
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The sociolinguistic process of creation in the oral literary tradition of people of African descent throughout the world. Through the study of poetry, tales, epics, and proverbs, it examines the oral narratives and their underlying symbolism. Moral perceptions, aspirations, comedy, tragedy, satire and dilemma tales are discussed with a view to promoting critical thinking. Students gain insight into the various linguistic patterns and formulae by which sociocultural ideals and concepts are transmitted. As a "bridge course," Africana Folklore is specifically designed for students not certified in CUNY reading and writing.

New York City College of Technology

Architectural Foundations I
Course Number: ARCH 1111
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Visual projection systems, including plans and elevations, axonometrics, shades and shadows, delineation techniques and introduction to preliminary model building

New York City College of Technology

English Composition I
Course Number: ENG 1101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

A course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques, including use of the library. College-level readings are assigned for classroom discussion and essay writing.

Queensborough Community College

Acting I
Course Number: TH 120
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Queensborough Community College

English Composition I
Course Number: EN 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Development of a process for producing intelligent essays that are clearly and effectively written; library work; 6,000 words of writing, both in formal themes written for evaluation and in informal writing such as the keeping of a journal. During the recitation hour, students review grammar and syntax, sentence structure, paragraph development and organization, and the formulation of thesis statements.

Queensborough Community College

English Composition II: Introduction to Literature
Course Number: EN 102
3 credits

Continued practice in writing combined with an introduction to literature: fiction, drama, and poetry. During the recitation hour, students review basic elements of writing and analytical and critical reading skills and research strategies.

Queensborough Community College

Fundamentals of Music I
Course Number: MU 205
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

Designed for beginners to develop a basic knowledge and understanding of music theory notation and performance, with special focus on piano. Topics include scales, intervals, chords, left and right hand coordination, and the relationship of different time intervals.

Queensborough Community College

Immigration and Ethnic Groups in American History
Course Number: HI 125
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Analyzes the American immigration experience and examines various ethnic groups that came to America; depicts their pre-immigration background and the historical causes of immigration; evaluates the impact of the immigrants on American history and of America upon the immigrants. Among themes to be examined are the historical development of the ghetto and American reception of immigrants.

Queensborough Community College

War and Warfare in Western History: From Gunpowder to Desert Storm
Course Number: HI 153
3 credits

The course surveys the evolution of warfare from Feudal times to the era of total war and the nuclear age. It will examine the nature of war, how it is used by the state to promote its interests, and how war impacts human society, its economy and political institutions. A number of major battles from different periods will be analyzed with a view to understanding how strategy, battle-field tactics, as well as military organization and training, change in response to new technology and weapons.

Queens College

College Writing
Course Number: ENGL 110
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The arts and practices of effective writing and reading in college, especially the use of language to discover ideas. Methods of research and documentation will be taught, along with some introduction to rhetorical purposes and strategies.

Queens College

Introduction to Acting
Course Number: DRAMA 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduces all aspects of acting, including philosophy and different methods; physical, sensory, and emotional work; improvisations; theatre games; monologues; character analysis; scene study; script interpretation; performing and working relationship with director.

Queens College

Introduction to Language
Course Number: LCD 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

A survey of the study of language: Structure, language and society, first and second language acquisition, and other related topics.

Queens College

Introduction to Philosophy
Course Number: PHIL 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Basic problems such as knowledge, reality, meaning, value, the nature of persons and their political and cultural environment are introduced through selected readings of great philosophers.

York College

Academic Reading and Writing for Non-Native Speakers I
Course Number: ESL 145
Fall | 2 credits

Students of English as a Second Language who have achieved a high intermediate level of proficiency will acquire the basic rhetorical knowledge and writing skills necessary to meet the writing requirements of their college courses. They will also learn to use information from readings to complete assigned writing tasks.

York College

Academic Reading and Writing for Non-Native Speakers II
Course Number: ESL 150
Spring | 2 credits

Students of English as a Second Language who have achieved an advanced level of proficiency will acquire the basic knowledge and skills necessary to meet the writing requirements of their college courses. They will also learn to use information from readings to complete assigned writing tasks.

York College

Basic Acting
Course Number: TA 211
Spring | 3 credits

The elements of acting; physical and vocal relaxation and concentration; sense memory and emotional recall; prepared scenes and improvisations.

York College

Computer Music I
Course Number: MUS 225
3 credits

Introduction to use of microcomputers for sound synthesis. Topics include wave form synthesis, digital sampling, multi-track recording, and MIDI interfaces.

York College

Elementary Chinese I
Course Number: CHIN 101
Fall | 4 credits

Basic principles of a beginner's course; designed to give the foundations of the language

York College

Elementary Chinese II
Course Number: CHIN 102
Spring | 4 credits

Continuation of the beginner's course; more complex grammatical structures, integrated readings and further practice in conversation

York College

Intermediate Spanish I
Course Number: SPAN 105
Spring | 3 credits

Intensive oral-aural practice based on selected readings; functional review of grammar. Separate sections of this course are given for native and non-native speakers of Spanish in order to best serve the students needs. Placement in the proper section is determined by the discipline.

York College

Introduction to College Writing
Course Number: ENG 125
Spring | 4 credits

Research, reading and writing for college studies.

York College

Introduction to the Theatre
Course Number: TA 110
Fall | 3 credits

Theatrical theory in historical context beginning with the Greeks. Including written play analysis and the application of this analysis to concepts of lighting, costuming, scene design, and performance.

York College

Jazz Workshop I
Course Number: MUS 139
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

Performance of contemporary jazz-rock compositions; the study of ensemble and solo techniques. Students employ jazz improvisation principles with voices and instruments and are introduced to the synthesizer as used in jazz performance.

York College

Jazz Workshop II
Course Number: MUS 239
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

Performance of contemporary jazz-rock compositions; the study of ensemble and solo techniques. Students employ jazz improvisation principles with voices and instruments and are introduced to the synthesizer as used in jazz performance.

York College

Jazz Workshop III
Course Number: MUS 339
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

Performance of contemporary jazz-rock compositions; the study of ensemble and solo techniques. Students employ jazz improvisation principles with voices and instruments and are introduced to the synthesizer as used in jazz performance.

York College

Jazz Workshop IV
Course Number: MUS 439
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

Performance of contemporary jazz-rock compositions; the study of ensemble and solo techniques. Students employ jazz improvisation principles with voices and instruments and are introduced to the synthesizer as used in jazz performance.

York College

Rapid Review of Basic Spanish
Course Number: SPAN 104
Fall | 3 credits

A refresher course of basic Spanish grammar and reading integrating the use of tapes and laboratory materials. Designed for students who wish to reinforce their basic knowledge of the language and for native speakers who have not studied Spanish syntax.

Business Classes
CollegeCourse
Baruch College

Introduction to Business
Course Number: BUS 1000
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Business 1000 gives students an overview of the study of business early in their college studies so that they can decide which field to major in and how the world of business works. The class is broken in four distinct parts--finance, marketing, management and an introductory section that covers ethics, global business and economics. Each of these parts covers the basic concepts found in one of the areas a student might select as a major. Each section also covers the current issues in today's business world. These are the kinds of topics likely to be encountered in the current business press. Lectures and recitation sections are both supplemented with real-world case histories designed to highlight a specfic topical, and often controversial, issue. In the recitation sections, students write about, debate and otherwise present their ideas on each of the current issue topics covered in the large lectures.

Baruch College

Personal Finance
Course Number: FIN 1601
Fall | 3 credits

Discusses the problems involved in efficient handling of personal finance and consumption expenditure, including consumer protection, taxation, insurance, home financing, and methods of borrowing and investing money.

Baruch College

Principles of Finance (Open to Academy of Finance students only)
Course Number: FIN 3000
3 credits

This course provides students with a rigorous introduction to the fundamental principles of finance. The primary concepts covered include the time value of money, principles of valuation and risk, and the nature and characteristics of domestic and international financial securities and markets. Specific applications include the valuation of debt and equity securities and capital budgeting analysis.

Baruch College

Public Administration in Modern Society
Course Number: PUB 1250
Spring | 3 credits

This course introduces the student to the field of public administration and public policy. If focuses on the nature of government organizations in this country and how they operate. It also contrasts them with private organizations in this country and discusses the regulation of private organizations by government. In addition, the course considers governmental policy making and decision making in the context of the social and political environment.

Bronx Community College

Introduction to Business
Course Number: BUS 10
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introductory survey course to acquaint students with business as a field of study. Analysis of the role of business in society with emphasis on how the business system operates. Functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, business law, management and information systems.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Introduction to Marketing
Course Number: MAR 100
3 credits

The marketing system is described, analyzed and evaluated, including methods, policies and institutions involved in the distribution of goods from producer to consumer. Emphasis is placed on the means of improving efficiency and lowering distribution costs.

College of Staten Island

Essential Software Tools for Business
Course Number: BUS 150
Fall | 3 credits

This course is a hands-on introduction to the use of microcomputers in business. The emphasis will be on the operating system and practical use of the most popular application software including spreadsheets, word processing, and data base management. Data exchange among different applications and usage of external databases will also be introduced.

College of Staten Island

Introduction to Economics
Course Number: ECO 101
Fall | 3 credits

This course examines the principles of economics in the context of the operation of the United States economy. Both microeconomic theory (behavior of firms and households) and macroeconomic theory (total output, inflation, employment and unemployment, economic growth) will be introduced as will economic approaches to social problems.

College of Staten Island

Principles of Corporate Communication
Course Number: BUS 211
Spring | 3 credits

An introduction to types of communication in business settings. These will include oral communication (with presentations) and written communication both within the organization as well as to external recipients (such as, investors, government agencies and the community). Data communication both for internal needs and for external needs will be covered. Security for all types of communication will be discussed. This course will help students master effective professional communication through skills development and applications in diverse organizational contexts

Hostos Community College

Introduction to Business
Course Number: BUS 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The student will discuss and analyze problems relating to financing and operating a business, and will demonstrate knowledge of the functions of a business including items, such as human resources and market management. The student will explain the principles of business management, such as planning, staffing, organizing, directing, and decision making. The student will participate in individual and group written analysis and oral presentation of cases. The student will also apply analytical thinking by solving business problems using microcomputers in a laboratory setting.

Hostos Community College

Law and Social Change
Course Number: LAW 101
Spring | 3 credits

Through historical investigation and critical analysis, the student will gain an understanding of the relationship between law and social change. The student will examine historical movements, such as: the abolitionist movement, labor movement, women's rights movement, and civil rights movement.

Hostos Community College

Principles of Marketing
Course Number: BUS 220
3 credits

The student will undertake a basic survey of marketing focusing on the methods, policies, and institutions involved in the flow of goods and services from the conception of the product to the adoption of the product by the consumer. The social and legal environment in which marketing operates will be analyzed. Other topics include consumer behavior, marketing organization, product planning, pricing, promotion, and channels of distribution.

Hunter College

Introduction to Economics
Course Number: ECO 100
Spring | 3 credits

Basic economic concepts and thought; issues and policy.

Kingsborough Community College

Business Administration: Introduction to Business
Course Number: BA 10
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The dynamic world of the business environment. Included are: the business organization, from the sole proprietor (entrepreneur) to the corporate entity; four functions of management (planning, organizing, leading and controlling); four elements of the marketing mix (product, price, promotion and distribution). Practical applications of management and marketing skills in small business, and in large corporations, the profit motive as a key feature in the American free enterprise system, legal aspects of operating a business, and the role of computers in business.

Kingsborough Community College

Introduction to Computer Concepts
Course Number: BA 60
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Lab-oriented course introduces microcomputer hardware and software, emphasizing the "Big Four" business applications: word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database management, and presentation graphics. Conceptual and operational skills necessary to successfully compete in the modern technological business environment.

LaGuardia Community College

Business Law I
Course Number: AMM 110
3 credits

This course begins by introducing students to some basic aspects of the American legal system, including the courts, tort law and criminal law. It proceeds to an in-depth exploration of the law of contracts, from their formation to their enforceability in court. Other topics include employment law, bankruptcy law and legal problems posed by the computerization of society.

LaGuardia Community College

Introduction to Business
Course Number: AMM 101
3 credits

This is an introductory course designed to acquaint the student with the role of business in our economy, the forms of organization, and the various business functions such as management, personnel, marketing and finance. Career opportunities in the business world are also explored. This course should be taken prior to any other business courses.

LaGuardia Community College

Introduction to Business
Course Number: BTM 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This is an introductory course designed to acquaint the student with the role of business in our economy, the forms of organization, and the various business functions such as management, personnel, marketing and finance. Career opportunities in the business world are also explored.

LaGuardia Community College

Principals of Accounting I
Course Number: AMA 111
4 credits

This course introduces students to the accounting cycle. The course reviews the fundamental concepts and techniques of recording transactions in journals, summarizing the transactions, using adjusting and closing procedures, and preparing financial statements and reports. It also introduces the student to valuation accounting relating to inventory and fixed assets, internal control concepts with an emphasis on cash control, procedures for notes payable and receivable, and payroll accounting.

LaGuardia Community College

Principals of Accounting II
Course Number: AMA 112
4 credits

This course introduces the student to the partnership and corporate forms of business organization with topics relating to their formation, operation and dissolution. In the area of corporation accounting, further topics explored are stock transactions, long-term liabilities and retained earnings. Cash flows and financial statement analyses are also covered as are an introduction to manufacturing concern accounting, related statements, and cost and revenue relationships.

LaGuardia Community College

Principles of Accounting I
Course Number: BTA 111
Fall | 4 credits

This course introduces students to the accounting cycle. The course reviews the fundamental concepts and techniques of recording transactions in journals, summarizing the transactions, using adjusting and closing procedures, and preparing financial statements and reports. It also introduces the student to valuation accounting relating to inventory and fixed assets, internal control concepts with an emphasis on cash control, procedures for notes payable and receivable, and payroll accounting

Lehman College

Introduction of Macroeconomics
Course Number: ECO 166
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

A study of macroeconomics-how the economy, as a whole, works.

Medgar Evers College

Introduction to Criminal Law
Course Number: PA 150
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course is specifically designed to provide students with a basic understanding of criminal law and the criminal justice system. It will include the history, theory, and practice of the substantive criminal law, the sources of law, legislative purpose and responsibilities, the major elements of statutory offenses and their application in the Criminal Justice Process.

New York City College of Technology

Consumer Economics
Course Number: ECON 1100
3 credits

Consumers play a central role in market economies. The course looks at that role by examining consumer purchasing decisions. Topics include owning vs. renting, borrowing, saving, investing, financing, credit cards, conspicuous consumption, advertising and consumer law. While learning how to make informed purchasing decisions, students also gain an understanding of fundamental economic concepts.

New York City College of Technology

Essentials of Marketing
Course Number: MKT 1100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Functions involved in distributing goods, the role of the manufacturer in selecting target markets, types of marketing institutions (wholesale and retail). Formulating marketing policies and strategies. The role of government and the effects of consumerism on marketing practices.

Queensborough Community College

Business Law I
Course Number: BU 301
Spring | 3 credits

A brief survey of the American legal system; development and application of essential principles of law of business contracts; study of New York State laws and recent cases; Uniform Commercial Code as it applies to business contracts

Queensborough Community College

Business Organization and Management
Course Number: BU 201
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Structure and character of modern business; business and its relationship to other social organizations; how businesses are organized and managed; human factors in business and industry; management and the decision-making process; planning, organizing, programming, and controlling processes; production, financing, and marketing considerations in operation of business enterprises.

College 101 Classes
CollegeCourse
Kingsborough Community College

Career and Life Planning
Course Number: SD 11
Fall, Spring | 1 credit

Students have an opportunity to explore careers in relation to their interests, abilities, aptitudes and their college experiences. They learn how to plan for future work and leisure time. Topics include: the nature of work; contemporary changes in careers and work ethic; self assessment; jobs and changing life styles. Current labor market information is introduced followed by intensive, individual research and exploration of occupations. Instruction and practical assignments explore the dynamics and techniques of job-seeking; decision-making; goal-planning and priority-setting.

Kingsborough Community College

Freshman Year Experience
Course Number: SD 10
Fall, Spring | 1 credit

Student Development (SD 10) is a one-credit Freshman Seminar course. The course facilitates, interactive learning for students, provides information and skills important for transition to and success in college. In order to provide students with an opportunity to develop personally, academically, and socially, the course is divided into several components which include: academic policies, career exploration, human relations, learning styles, library skills, and the advisement/registration process. Students are encouraged to think critically as well as develop an academic and life plan. The class promotes the development of a strong bond between the students and their instructor as well as with the college community.

LaGuardia Community College

College Connection
Course Number: N/A 111
0 credits

LaGuardia Community College

Critical Thinking
Course Number: HUP 102
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course explores the process of thinking critically and guides students in thinking more clearly, insightfully and effectively. Concrete examples from students' experience and contemporary issues help students develop the abilities to solve problems, analyze issues, and make informed decisions in their academic, career and personal lives. Substantive readings, structured writing assignments and ongoing discussions help students develop language skills while fostering sophisticated thinking abilities.

LaGuardia Community College

Literacy and Propaganda
Course Number: CSE 110
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course introduces students to methods of understanding a highly developed and pervasive discourse: propaganda. Emphasis is placed on reading materials that use the persuasive and argumentative language of politics, advertising, cultural discussions and the media. Political speeches, essays, editorials, and articles are used to enlarge the student's experience with the materials and tools of propaganda. The student will acquire the intellectual framework and sophisticated level of literacy needed to recognize and respond to the aims of propaganda.

LaGuardia Community College

Reading the Biography
Course Number: CSE 120
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course will introduce students to the critical reading and evaluation of biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, diaries and journals. The aims of the course will be to: evaluate claims to truth and truthful recollections; examine historical claims through first person accounts; develop awareness of the methods and techniques of biographical and autobiographical writing; understand the uses of biographical writing and its place in society; explore biographies and autobiographies as vehicles for the creation of the self. The student will become proficient and develop a deeper appreciation of biographical narratives and their uses in self-understanding.

LaGuardia Community College

Regents Math Workshop
Course Number: USA 95
Fall, Spring | 0 credits

Medgar Evers College

Freshman Seminar I
Course Number: FS 101
Fall, Spring | 1 credit

This designed to provide first-time college students, and first and second semester Re-Admit students with the necessary skills required for a successful college experience. Five interdisciplinary modules will be presented: Bonding, Orientation, Study/Library Skills, Wellness, and Education/Careers. Skills will include study habits, listening, note/test taking, library and research techniques, college/life management, and student rights and responsibilities as they relate to Medgar Evers, the institution, mission, organization and function of its offices. Library Research/Study Skills will be reinforced throughout the curriculum.

York College

Practicum in Learning Techniques and Problem-Solving
Course Number: SD 102
Fall | 1 credit

Supervised experience in the application of various learning strategies and techniques.

York College

Practicum in Learning Techniques and Problem-Solving
Course Number: SD 103
Spring | 1 credit

Supervised experience in the application of various learning strategies and techniques.

Communications Classes
CollegeCourse
Baruch College

Speech Communication
Course Number: COM 1010
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course provides training and practice in the preparation and delivery of original speeches, encourages the use of clear language, develops students' awareness of intellectual and ethical aspects of communication, and promotes critical thinking and academic research.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Fundamentals of Speech
Course Number: SPE 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The aim of this course is to develop effective skills in speech communication. The student examines how to generate topics and organize ideas, masters elements of audience psychology, and practices techniques of speech presentation in a public forum. All elements of speech production and presentation are considered.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Fundamentals of Speech for Non-Native Speakers
Course Number: SPE 102
3 credits

SPE 102 addresses fundamentals of speech communication, as does SPE 100, but provides special emphasis in vocabulary building, pronunciation, and enunciation. Class work is implemented through the use of recordings, individual and group drills, interpersonal exercises, oral readings, impromptu and prepared group discussion and speeches.

Brooklyn College

Introduction to Mass Media
Course Number: TVR 6.5
Spring | 3 credits

Survey of the history, industry practices, and controversies involved in the media of mass communication. Mainstream mass media of books, newspapers, magazines, film, radio, recordings, television, and the Internet. Analysis of news, entertainment, advertising, and public strategies, as well as media impact, legal issues, and ethics.

City College of New York

Foundations of Speech Communication
Course Number: SPCH 11100
3 credits

Basic skills in extemporaneous speaking, oral reading, small group communication, interview techniques and listening. Each student will have at least one performance recorded in the TV/Media Center.

College of Staten Island

Introduction to Media
Course Number: COM 100
Fall | 3 credits

An introduction to television, radio, and related media.

Kingsborough Community College

Introduction to Broadcasting
Course Number: MCB 35
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Historical development, social philosophy and technology of radio and television, investigation of ratings, program production and scheduling.

Kingsborough Community College

Mass Communications
Course Number: COM 11
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The study of mass communications and their effects on society and interpersonal communication through both historical and contemporary views. Communications systems, including print, film, and electronic media, will be considered with an emphasis on relevant speaking skills.

LaGuardia Community College

Communication for the Non-Native Speaker
Course Number: HUL 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course is designed to help the student develop facility with English when it is not his or her native language. It is especially designed to provide students with insight into interpersonal relations in various cultural settings. Course content will include communication theory, interpersonal skills in both verbal and non-verbal communication, and reinforcement of oral language skills. Students will survey the sound system for Standard English, learn listening skills and self-corrections for pronunciation and grammar.

LaGuardia Community College

Mass Media and Their Evolution
Course Number: HUC 120
3 credits

This course historically traces the development of such mass media as radio, television, newspapers, recordings, and film, and examines the functions and limitations of each medium. Special attention is given both to the role of mass communication in reflecting and projecting society, and to the form and functions of mass media systems of the future.

LaGuardia Community College

Oral Communication
Course Number: HUC 101
Spring | 3 credits

This course is designed to introduce the student to communication concepts, theories and skills which people use in personal and in professional settings. Topics include: What is communication? How does culture affect communication patterns? What does self-disclosure mean? What are effective response styles? How do language choices and non-verbal cues affect the image a person projects? How can a verbal confrontation produce its intended result? What are effective ways to organize a message? How does a person prepare for and present a successful interview?

LaGuardia Community College

The Art of Film
Course Number: HUC 150
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course provides an overview of film history and theory. The student learns about aesthetic and technological innovations in the medium, while developing critical skills through screening films selected as representative of a type or concept.

Medgar Evers College

Fundamental of Speech
Course Number: SPCH 102
Fall | 3 credits

This is a workshop and lecture course designed to develop communication skills, competencies and values. Research, speech outlining and development, voice and diction, listening skills, vocabulary development, and audience analysis are included. Speeches, group discussions, and other oral presentations such as reading aloud prose and poetry, and choral speaking are presented.

New York City College of Technology

Effective Speaking
Course Number: SPE 1330
3 credits

Practice in presenting extemporaneous speeches, textbook readings, preparation of speech outlines and reading of resource material for research in speech.

Queensborough Community College

Oral Performance for the Actor and Speaker
Course Number: SP 321
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Techniques of reading aloud from plays, poetry, prose, and essay. Practice in conveying information, projecting ideas, creating emotions, and interpreting from the script and oral interpretation as a means of developing literary criticism and discrimination.

Queensborough Community College

Speech Communications
Course Number: SP 211
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Study of oral communication and its role in contemporary society. Emphasis on listening, interpersonal communication, small group decision-making, and public speaking.

Computer Science & Engineering Classes
CollegeCourse
Bronx Community College

Discrete Mathematics I
Course Number: CSI 30
3 credits

Introduction to mathematical methods in computer science. Topics include basic concepts of mathematical logic, set theory, elementary number theory, counting methods and probability, and informal proof.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Computer Programming I
Course Number: CSC 110
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

This course introduces the student to the theoretical and practical aspects of computers. The major laboratory experience is the completion of programming projects using Polya's four-step method. These projects have been carefully selected and ordered to provide the student with experience in fundamental control and data structures.

College of Staten Island

Applied Statistics Using Computers
Course Number: MTH 214
Fall | 3 credits

An introduction to statistics using modern statistical software to facilitate exploration of real-world data. The course includes exploratory data analysis, central tendency and spread, elementary probability, confidence intervals, tests of hypotheses, non-parametric tests and linear regression.

Hostos Community College

Introduction to the Digital Toolbox
Course Number: DD 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course provides students with a foundational understanding of the essential software for beginning their careers as digital designers. These will include the Adobe Creative Suite software (Photoshop, Illustrator, ImageReady, & InDesign), Apple’s iMovie, Garageband, and KeyNote as well as Microsoft’s Power Point. The class will provide an overview of the various interface elements and program capabilities through a variety of engaging design projects.

Hostos Community College

Introduction to Web Design
Course Number: DD 112
Spring | 0 credits

This course introduces Web design principles and basic programming techniques for developing effective and functional Websites. The course provides students with a foundation in the fundamentals of Internet technology and web authoring using current Web authoring software. Course work will emphasize information design, hierarchical and navigational models, usability considerations, and performance issues. The course will familiarize students with hypertext markup language (HTML), cascading style sheets (CSS), dynamic HTML (DHTML) and scripting, as well as Adobe's Dreamweaver and Flash.

New York City College of Technology

Computer Programming and Problem Solving
Course Number: CST 1101
3 credits

This course introduces the student to concepts of programming using a visual environment. The student uses code and concepts of programming to solve various common problems.

Queensborough Community College

Introduction to Microcomputer Applications
Course Number: BU 500
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to the use of computers in business, concepts of computer hardware and software, elements of problem-solving. Designed to provide "hands-on" experience with the IBM personal computer. Software packages are applied to business applications including spreadsheets, word processing, data base and graphics.

Queensborough Community College

Web Technology I, Building & Maintaining Web Sites
Course Number: ET 710
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

Students will learn to design, build and administer their own World Wide Web site. The course will cover everything from Web Server installation to the preparation of multimedia content for delivery on the Internet/Intranet. Topics include: Using Microsoft FrontPage: Website Design and Implementations; creating WebPages that include, Text, Hypertext, Graphics, Sound, Forms, Frames, Links and Embedded Multimedia Content; Java Script Programming, and using Java Applets.

York College

Introduction to Microcomputers I
Course Number: AC 101
Fall, Spring | 1 credit

Hands-on introduction to the components and operation of microcomputers. The students understanding of computer principles, procedures, and terminology will be developed through lab projects using software appropriate to composition and report preparation in the arts and sciences.

York College

Teaching with Multimedia Technology
Course Number: AC 230
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

Students learn the foundations for using multimedia technology in the classroom, become proficient with multimedia technology, study issues of equity related to educational technology, and understanding NYS K-12 learning standards for technology. Students design curriculum integrating the Internet and student-produced multimedia projects.

Education Classes
CollegeCourse
Medgar Evers College

Introduction to the World of the Learner
Course Number: EDUC 102
Fall | 2 credits

This introductory course explores the many institutions that make an impact on the child's total development. Prospective teachers will examine how social institutions such as the home, school, church, community, media ,and technology affect the child's learning. The concept of the self and other personality characteristics that affect the interaction between children and adults will be examined. This course takes an inclusive approach to educating students with special abilities. Diversity will be explored through pluralistic lenses affording students the opportunity to make cross-cultural connections. Technology will be examined as a tool to better inform students' future teaching and learning in urban settings. Classroom management strategies will be explored. Supervised field experiences are a major component of this course.

Health Classes
CollegeCourse
Brooklyn College

Fundamentals of Nutrition
Course Number: H&NTR 25.1
Spring | 3 credits

Fundamental principles of nutrition as they relate to optimum health of the individual and the family. Social, economic, and educational implications. Evaluation of various mass media relating to the field.

Brooklyn College

Personal and Community Health
Course Number: H&NTR 6.1
Fall | 3 credits

Basic health concepts. Personal responsibility for health maintenance and improvement for individuals, families, and communities.

Hostos Community College

Introduction to Community Health
Course Number: HLT 110
Spring | 3 credits

The student will examine and analyze various health organizations and their role in community health; the emerging role of community health workers in promoting health of neglected populations; the spread and control of communicable diseases; the community health structure and the principles underlying health behavior, learning, and change; theories of health behavior and practical models for community health worker interventions.

Hostos Community College

Medical Terminology
Course Number: HLT 124
Fall | 3 credits

This course will introduce the student to the basic principles of medical word building and in developing an extensive medical vocabulary. The language of medicine will be enriched by using the body systems approach in an experiential context of the contemporary health care setting, as well as the art of critical thinking.

Hostos Community College

Substance Use and Abuse
Course Number: HLT 214
Fall | 3 credits

This course provides students with an overview of the problem of chemical abuse and dependence and an introduction to models of intervention in these problems. The course content will cover the core theory and research related to etiology of chemical abuse and dependence, basic pharmacology of alcohol and other abused substances, as well as drug use and abuse in special populations. The students will also explore the impact of drug and alcohol abuse on family systems, and domestic violence, and provide an introduction to treatment process and service systems.

Medgar Evers College

Environmental Health Issues
Course Number: ENVS 200
3 credits

This course provides the basis for understanding the widespread health problems that are linked to environment and occupational concerns. Topics include the identity and sources of air and water pollutants, the spread of these pollutants, and the harmful effects of these pollutants. These responsibilities of those involved with public health and the measures private industry is taking in addressing environmental health concerns is discussed. Special emphasis is given to health problems facing urban communities.

Queensborough Community College

Critical Issues in Health Education
Course Number: HE 102
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

A concentrated course of study involving research and discussion of critical health issues dealing with mental health, addictions and dependencies, exercise, diet, human sexuality, major diseases and their relation to morbidity and longevity.

York College

Basic Concepts of Health Professions
Course Number: HPGC 101
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

Basic concepts of health and disease; background health determinants; infections and chronic diseases; maternal and child health; geriatrics; social and physical environments.

York College

Health Services
Course Number: HE 219
Fall | 3 credits

Health services in school and community settings; a review of the health delivery system with implications for health education programs.

York College

Nutrition and Health
Course Number: HE 314
Spring | 3 credits

The relationship of foods and nutrition to personal health and health problems, such as weight control.

York College

Stress and Health
Course Number: HE 211
2 credits

The causes of stress and its relationship to health; self-help techniques for managing stress and tension.

Mathematics & Statistics Classes
CollegeCourse
Baruch College

Calculus I
Course Number: MTH 2610
Spring | 4 credits

Topics to be discussed include functions, inequalities, limits, derivatives of functions, applications to geometry and elementary economic analysis, theory of maxima and minima, antiderivatives, integration of functions, applications to geometry, and fundamental theorem of calculus.

Baruch College

Pre-Calculus and Elements of Calculus
Course Number: MTH 2003
Fall | 3 credits

This course will integrate material from pre-calculus with introductory topics from applied calculus, including a detailed study of functions, limits and continuity, the circle, tangent lines, rates of change, differentiation of algebraic functions, matrices and linear systems of equations. Applications from economics and finance will be included and the use of the TI 89/92 calculator as well as Excel will be required.

Bronx Community College

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
Course Number: MTH 31
Spring | 4 credits

Limits, rates of change, differentiation and anti-differentiation of algebraic functions, applications, integrals, curve sketching. For Engineering Science students or for Liberal Arts and Sciences students planning to major in mathematics, computer science or physical science.

Bronx Community College

Fundamental Concepts and Skills in Arithmetic and Algebra
Course Number: MTH 1
Fall | 0 credits

Topics selected from basic operations in arithmetic, geometry, verbal problems whose solutions involve arithmetic processes, generalizations of the principles of arithmetic leading to the fundamental concepts of algebra. Elementary treatment of signed numbers and linear equatons

Bronx Community College

Pre-Calculus Mathematics
Course Number: MTH 30
Spring | 3 credits

Topics include inequalities, function concept, special functions, exponential and logarithmic function, rational and irrational functions, binomial theorem, trigonometric functions, mathematical induction.

Bronx Community College

Probability and Statistics
Course Number: MTH 23
3 credits

Topics selected from permutations, combinations, probability, sets, finite sample spaces, probabilities as areas, basic statistical concepts, the normal distribution, central limit theorem.

Bronx Community College

Selected Topics in 11th Year Mathematics
Course Number: MTH 4
0 credits

Topics selected from relations and functions, quadratic equations, systems of equations, coordinate geometry, radicals, geometry, elements of trigonometry.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Basic Mathematics II
Course Number: MAT 11
0 credits

This is a course in arithmetic skills and the rudiments of algebra. Topics covered include: whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, proportions, signed numbers, and the solving of simple linear equations.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Explorations in Scientific Mathematical Research
Course Number: MAT 111
Fall | 3 credits

This course will introduce the processes involved in research. Students will be designing and performing experiments and analyzing the results. Objectives are-to understand the scientific method, interpret statistics, and appreciate mathematical research. Computers will be used for statistics, graphing, patter recognition, and word processing.

City College of New York

Calculus I
Course Number: MATH 20100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Limits, derivatives, rules of differentiation, trigonometric functions and their derivatives, Newton's Method, differentials, graph sketching, maximum and minimum problems, related rates, introduction to integration, areas.

City College of New York

Calculus II
Course Number: MATH 20200
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Areas between curves; volumes of solids of revolution; integration of trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, analytical and numerical methods of integration, improper and infinite integrals, conic sections, polar coordinates; parametric representation of curves, vectors in the plane.

City College of New York

College Algebra and Trigonometry
Course Number: MATH 19000
Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to functions, rational expressions and their applications, rational exponents, conic sections, Gaussian elimination and determinants, nonlinear systems of equations, introductions to trigonometric functions.

City College of New York

Precalculus
Course Number: MATH 19500
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Intervals, inequalities, operations on functions, inverse functions, graphing polynomial and rational functions, binomial theorem, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions and formulas.

College of Staten Island

Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Course Number: MTH 113
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

Measures of central tendency and dispersion, the normal curve, hypothesis testing. Linear correlation and regression, basic concepts in probability with application to problems in the social, behavioral, and biological sciences. Statistical computer programs will be used extensively.

Hostos Community College

Intermediate Algebra
Course Number: MAT 30
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

This course provides basic skills in Intermediate Algebra. Topics: system of linear equations in two or more variables, radicals, the system of complex numbers, graphs of conic sections, trigonometry of the right triangle, and graphs of trigonometric functions.

Hunter College

Elementary Probability and Statistics
Course Number: STAT 113
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Discrete probability; descriptive, inferential statistics. Estimation and hypothesis testing for normal and binomial means.

Kingsborough Community College

Elementary Algebra
Course Number: MATH 1
Fall, Spring | 0 credits

Designed to help students pass the Mathematics A High School Regents Exam. Topics include: number concepts, algebraic reasoning, introductory geometry, the coordinate plane and probability.

Kingsborough Community College

Elements of Statistics
Course Number: MATH 20
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to probability and statistics including: tabulation and graphing of distributions, central and dispersion tendencies, comparison techniques, correlations and predictive techniques. Instruction and practice in the use of desk calculators and the basic language.

Kingsborough Community College

Intermediate Algebra
Course Number: MATH 3
Fall, Spring | 0 credits

Designed to help students pass the Mathematics B High School Regents Exam. Inequalities, rational expressions, exponents, quadratic equations, radicals, complex numbers, functions, logarithms and exponential functions.

LaGuardia Community College

College Algebra and Trigonometry
Course Number: MAT 115
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

This course will start with a review of basic algebra (factoring, solving linear equations and equalities, etc.) and proceed to a study of polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. These functions will be used in applications involving simple mathematical modeling where students will engage in inquiry activities aimed at improving critical-thinking skills.

LaGuardia Community College

Elementary Statistics I
Course Number: MAT 120
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course serves as a study of fundamental concepts and computational techniques of elementary statistics. Among the topics studied are: measures of central tendency, standard deviation, percentiles, statistical graphs, binomial and normal distributions, probability, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation. A statistical software package will be used by students to obtain basic sample statistics, to simulate fundamental theorems and to assist with hypothesis testing. A graphing calculator will be used by students to assist with computations, as well as with tabular and graphical displays of data.

LaGuardia Community College

Elementary Statistics II
Course Number: MAT 121
Spring | 3 credits

As a sequel to MAT120 this course develops the methods of statistical inference including experimental design, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing and decision making.

LaGuardia Community College

Precalculus
Course Number: MAT 200
Spring | 4 credits

This course is intended as a preparation for the study of calculus. Functions and their graphs will be analyzed theoretically within a framework that emphasizes their appearance in applied settings. Particular attention will be placed on polynomical, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric models. The use of graphing utilities as analytical tools will be emphasized. Each student is required to have a graphing calculator.

Lehman College

Geometry and the Real World/Sets and Infinity
Course Number: MAT 186/189
Fall, Spring | 2 credits

Geometric forms in the real world. Topics: symmetry, geometric solids, crystals and fractals. Finite and infinite sets. Different orders of infinity. Paradoxes.

Lehman College

Precalculus
Course Number: MAT 172
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

Polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions with applications to problems in mathematics and the sciences.

Medgar Evers College

Arithmetic and Basic Algebra
Course Number: MTHP 9
0 credits

This course is designed to provide a foundation in the principles and methods of arithmetic and an introduction to basic algebra. Topics include number line concepts and diagrams, the arithmetic of whole numbers, integers, common fractions, decimals and percents; applications of integers, decimals, common factions, and percents to everyday problems; basic geometry, formulas, evaluation, and solving simple equations and inequalities in one variable; applications of simple equations and inequalities in one variable.

Medgar Evers College

Calculus I
Course Number: MTH 202
4 credits

The analysis of functions numerically, graphically, and algebraically aided by technology; limits and continuity; the derivative as an instantaneous rate of change and as a slope; local linearity and tangent line approximation; the derivative function; derivatives of polynomials, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; derivatives of products, quotients, and composites; Taylor polynomials; first and second derivative tests; maxima and minima; applications to problems in geometry and the sciences.

Medgar Evers College

Calculus II
Course Number: MTH 203
4 credits

The analysis of functions numerically, graphically, and algebraically, aided by technology; velocity and distance; Riemann sums; the integral as signed area; Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; antiderivatives and the indefinite integral; basic properties of integrals; integrals tables; techniques of closed form integration; numerical integrations; Taylor series; applications of integrals to problems in geometry and the sciences.

Medgar Evers College

Elementary Algebra
Course Number: MTHP 10
0 credits

The course is designed to provide students with a solid background in real number algebra. Topics include elementary properties of the real number system and number line diagrams, exponents, polynomials, coordinate systems, graphs, factoring and algebraic fractions, linear and quadratic equations and their applications.

New York City College of Technology

Calculus I
Course Number: MAT 1475
Spring | 4 credits

Topics include functions, limits, differentiation, tangent lines, Rolle's Theorem, the Mean Value Theorem, integration, and applications.

New York City College of Technology

Fundamentals of Mathematics
Course Number: MAT 1175
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

Topics include linear and quadratic functions, intermediate algebra, plane geometry, and trigonometry of the right triangle

New York City College of Technology

Introduction to Mathematical Analysis
Course Number: MAT 1275
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

An intermediate and advanced algebra course. Topics include quadratic equations, systems of linear equations, exponential and logarithmic functions; topics from trigonometry including identities, equations and solutions of triangles.

Queensborough Community College

Foundations of Math
Course Number: MA 301
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Designed to provide students with the mathematical literacy that is necessary to understand contemporary issues in today's technological society. Students will obtain hands-on experience in solving realistic problems in discrete mathematics, exponential modeling, statistics and probability. Graphing calculators will be used throughout the course.

Queensborough Community College

Pre-Calculus Math.
Course Number: MA 440
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Mathematical foundations necessary for the study of the calculus. An introduction to analytic geometry, and the elementary functions of analysis, including algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions.

Queens College

Precalculus
Course Number: MATH 122
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

This course offers a thorough introduction to the topics required for calculus. Topics include: real and complex numbers, algebra of functions, the fundamental theorem of algebra, trigonometry, logarithms and exponential functions, conic sections, and the use of graphic calculators.

York College

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
Course Number: MATH 121
4 credits

An introduction to calculus and analytic geometry; emphasis on theory as well as techniques and applications; functions, limits, differentiation, integration; applications; lines, conic sections, and graph sketching. This is a full year class.

York College

Introduction to Statistics and Probability
Course Number: MATH 111
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

Elements of statistics, graphs, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion; elementary probability theory, counting, binomial and normal distributions.

York College

Pre-Calculus
Course Number: MATH 120
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

Advanced topics in algebra, functions and graphs, inverse functions, composite functions, polynomial and rational functions, trigonometry, exponential and logarithmic functions. This is a full year class.

Science Classes
CollegeCourse
Borough of Manhattan Community College

General Chemistry
Course Number: CHE 110
Fall | 4 credits

This course is designed specifically for the non-science major. It explores the world of atoms and molecules and relates this submicroscope world to the daily life of the student. Topics to be discussed include plastics, foods, the environment, genetics, and drugs.

City College of New York

Biology: The Strategy of Life
Course Number: BIO 10000
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The basic properties of living systems with emphasis on human beings as functioning biological entities.

Kingsborough Community College

Introduction to Diesel Engines
Course Number: MT 51
2 credits

The principles of the diesel engine operation, construction, testing and maintenance are covered. Troubleshooting and the emergency repairs of these engines as well as the differences between two cycle and four cycle diesel are reviewed.

Kingsborough Community College

Introduction to Maritime Technology
Course Number: MT 30
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

An introduction to seamanship, including Maritime career opportunities and required training, nautical terminology, boating laws and regulations and types of engines.

Kingsborough Community College

Issues and Adventures in Science
Course Number: SCI 1
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The most recent and important discoveries in the biological and physical sciences are presented, observed, discussed, and experimented with, to acquaint students with the world around them. Brain research, studies of aging, disease, fertility, immunity, and the origin of life are explored. Studies emphasize relations to mankind's place in the universe, self-explorations and technological achievements.

LaGuardia Community College

Topics in Astronomy
Course Number: SCP 140
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course surveys modern astronomy with special emphasis on recent developments in space and astrophysics. Among the topics to be covered will be planetary astronomy and geology, the moon, the possibility of life on other worlds, energy production in stars, stella evolution, pulsars, quasars, "black holes," and cosmology. Laboratory periods will include field trips to planetariums and observatories in the N.Y.C. area.

LaGuardia Community College

Topics in Biological Sciences
Course Number: SCB 101
Fall | 3 credits

This course gives an introduction to the scientific method, the origin and organization of life, and reproduction and ecology. The relevance of modern biological theory to human life in particular areas will be emphasized using selected topics such as urban pollution and population control.

Medgar Evers College

Basic Chemistry
Course Number: CHM 112
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

An introductory course designed for students who plan further study in chemistry. The course presents those areas of chemistry which are essential and which students find most difficult in general college chemistry. These include the mole concept, nomenclature, stoichiometric calculations, gas laws, and solution concentration calculations.

Medgar Evers College

Basic Physics
Course Number: PHY 114
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This is a one semester survey course covering the fundamentals of Physics. Emphasis will be placed on the basic concepts and meaning of physical laws. Topics include force, vectors, velocity and acceleration, Newton's laws of motion, gravitation, work and energy, thermal energy, electrostatics, electric current, magnetism, atomic structure of matter, and wave phenomena.

Medgar Evers College

General Biology I
Course Number: BIO 201
4 credits

A lecture and laboratory course in general biology. Topics include molecular and cellular biology, energy transformation, metabolism and heredity.

Medgar Evers College

General Biology II
Course Number: BIO 202
4 credits

A lecture and laboratory course in general biology. Topics include structural and functional organization of living systems, development, principles of organic evolution, ecological relationships and animal behavior.

Medgar Evers College

Introduction to the Science of Biology
Course Number: BIO 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

An introductory course intended to acquaint students with the nature and purpose of science, modern biological concepts of life, and the knowledge and importance of the interactions among themselves, other living organisms on the planet, and the environment. A laboratory experience will be an integral component. The laboratory is intended to augment the lecture by means of demonstrations and hands - on experiments. Visits to scientific museums and centers are required.

Queensborough Community College

Plants and People
Course Number: BI 170
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Plant forms and functions including plant evolution, ecology, heredity and diseases; plants in history, folklore, agriculture, horticulture, and industry, plant drugs and poison.

Queens College

Fitness Through Diet, Exercise, and Weight Control
Course Number: FNES 30
Fall | 3 credits

Current concepts and principles of nutrition, energy balance, body composition, weight control, and obesity, and physiological basis of physical conditioning. Opportunity for practical experience in managing diet and exercise programs.

Queens College

General Psychology
Course Number: PSYCH 101
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

An introduction to the chief facts, principles, methods, and theories of psychology. Topics discussed include the history of psychology, sensory and perceptual processes, motivation and emotion, behavior development, learning and cognition, psychometrics, personality, psychopathology, and social behavior. This course requires a research experience of up to 5 hours. This experience can consist of participation in research studies or short written reports of published psychological research.

Queens College

Our Changing Planet
Course Number: ENSCI 112
Spring | 3 credits

An introduction to Earth system science and global environmental change; the historical and geological processes of change in the lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere; humans as a force for change.

York College

Environmental Biology
Course Number: BIO 110
Fall | 3 credits

Introduction to basic principles of ecology and evolution; description of genetic variation in populations, the properties of ecosystems, and the interaction between them which leads to natural selection and evolutionary change. Current problems including the population explosion and biological effects of pesticides and other pollutants.

York College

Principles of Inheritance and Human Reproduction
Course Number: BIO 120
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

An introduction to the genetics and chemistry of biological macromolecules, including DNA, RNA, and enzymes, and an examination of their role in life processes. Genetics and biology of sexual reproduction; embryonic growth and development.

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Baruch College

Fundamentals of Business Law
Course Number: LAW 1101
Spring | 3 credits

This course provides an understanding of the nature of law and its role in business. The law of business contracts will be examined in depth. Other topics include tort liability, employment law, and bankruptcy. The course requires case analysis, problem solving, development of critical thinking skills, and oral and written communication.

Baruch College

General Psychology
Course Number: PSY 1001
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

This course introduces students to the scientific study of human behavior. It covers the basic psychological processes of thinking, motivation, perception, learning, and the significance of the brain in mediating these processes. It examines the normal personality, how it develops and how it functions in a social context. Psychological disorders are also discussed. Students select from the following: three hours of participation as subjects in approved psychological research; participation in a library research workshop on psychological topics; or preparation of a proposal for a simple experiment.

Baruch College

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Course Number: ANT 1001
3 credits

Historical development of cultural anthropology; major concepts and perspectives as illustrated in the work of leading figures in the field. Various problems will be examined in the context of materials from selected cultures around the world. Recent trends will be examined, including the relations between culture and language.

Baruch College

Introduction to Sociology
Course Number: SOC 1005
Spring | 3 credits

This course is a survey of sociological perspectives-particularly social interactionism, functionalism, and conflict theory. It focuses on the role of culture in shaping behavior patterns; key social institutions, such as the family, work, and religion; and the ways that globalization and multiculturalism are altering contemporary social life.

Bronx Community College

American National Government
Course Number: POL 11
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Survey of structure and activities of the national government: bases of present political system, pressure groups, political parties, elections, Congress, the President, the Supreme Court, and the protection and deprivation of individual rights.

Bronx Community College

Psychology
Course Number: PSY 11
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Scientific method in the understanding of human behavior. Introductory study of growth and development, motivation, emotions and mental health, learning, intelligence and personality evaluation.

Bronx Community College

Sociology
Course Number: SOC 11
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to the scientific study of human life as group life. Culture and personality; courtship, marriage and family; religious behavior; education and communication; theories of social stratification and social change.

Bronx Community College

The American Nation: the Political and Social Development of a People
Course Number: HIS 20
Spring | 3 credits

Selected topics in American History raising issues related to values, ethics and morality. Ranging from the colonial period to the contemporary era, this course examines major concerns of the American people throughout their history and illustrates how ethical concerns persist throughout American History

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Caribbean History
Course Number: AFN 126
3 credits

This course is a survey of the economic, political and cultural institutions which characterize the present nations of the Caribbean, their antecedents in the post-Emancipation period and the prospects for the future.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

General Psychology
Course Number: PSY 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course stresses adaptive human behavior in relation to the environment. Topics considered include: origins and methods of psychology, neuropsychological bases of behavior, maturation, motivation, emotion, learning frustration, and conflict.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Introduction to Sociology
Course Number: SOC 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course analyzes the structure, processes and products associated with group living. Attention is focused on the concepts of social organization, culture, groups, stratification, major social institutions, and significant trends in group living.

Brooklyn College

Deviant Behavior
Course Number: SOC 51.3
Spring | 3 credits

Sociological theories of deviant behavior including social causation, labeling, stigmatization. Sexual deviance, suicide, alcoholism, drug abuse, juvenile delinquency, counterculture.

Brooklyn College

Introduction to American Government
Course Number: POL 1.51
Fall | 3 credits

Fundamental concepts, political principles, processes, and institutions of American government. Topics may include: constitutional foundations, civil liberties, the mass media, public opinion, special interest groups, political parties, elections, the presidency, Congress, and the courts.

Brooklyn College

Social Problems
Course Number: SOC 51.1
Fall | 3 credits

Problems generated by conflicting demands within the social structure of American society. Discussions and readings about social problems related to crime, work, urban life, race, ethnicity, and business organizations.

City College of New York

Applications of Psychology in the Modern World
Course Number: PSY 10200
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

An introduction to the study of human development and learning, personality and motivation, sex differences, attitudes, aggressions, interpersonal attraction, behavior in groups and work settings, abnormal behavior and its treatment. Emphasis on the ways in which psychological theory and research can be applied to individual and social problems.

City College of New York

Individual, Group and Society: An Introduction to Sociology
Course Number: SOC 10500
Spring | 3 credits

The language of sociology, the sociological perspective, and basic areas of sociological inquiry. Topics include: culture, socialization, self and society, social stratification and social class. The family, religion, polity, community organization, collective behavior, mass culture, social order and social change.

College of Staten Island

African American History: 1865 to the Present
Course Number: HIS 263
Spring | 3 credits

The continuing role of African Americans in the building of their own nation. Emphasis on freedom movements as shown in literature, in civil rights movements, in nationalist and other political organizations

College of Staten Island

American Government and Politics
Course Number: POL 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

A study of the structure and operations of the American political system, the process of its evolution, the philosophical principles and theories on which it rests, the social pressures and forces operating on it.

College of Staten Island

Introduction to Asian Civilization
Course Number: HIS 204
Fall | 3 credits

An introductory course on the nature of Asian civilization and culture. The first part will deal with an analysis of the historical role of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism; the second, with different paths to modernization emphasizing China, India, and Japan.

College of Staten Island

Psychology
Course Number: PSY 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

A study of the important facts and theories concerning human behavior and its motivation. Included will be: research methodology; at least three topics from learning, cognition, testing, physiology, and phenomenology; and at least three topics from personality, psychopathology, emotion and motivation, history and systems, development, and social factors. Topics will be related to major trends in recent cultural history and to current social and moral issues.

College of Staten Island

Understanding the Political World: An Introduction to Political Science
Course Number: POL 103
Spring | 3 credits

An introduction to the world of politics and the fundamentals of political science. Major topics: the basics of politics: power, government, nation, state; forms of political behavior from democratic participation to revolutionary violence; political ideas and norms; varieties of democratic and non-democratic forms of government; politics and society; the global context of politics.

Hostos Community College

American Government
Course Number: POL 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course identifies the major institutions of local, state, and national government, their powers, and interrelationships. Emphasis is placed on this country's legal principles as established in the United States Constitution. American Government is designed to enable students to participate effectively in the political process.

Hostos Community College

Developmental Psychology I
Course Number: PSY 1036
3 credits

The student will demonstrate an understanding of personality development from infancy to adolescence with an emphasis on the genetic determinants of behavior as well as on social learning. The student will demonstrate knowledge of prenatal development, cognitive development, language development, socialization, identification, deprivation studies, development of aggression, dependency, fears and anxiety, sex typing, and other topics.

Hostos Community College

General Psychology
Course Number: PSY 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The student will demonstrate familiarity with the areas of psychology, including methods, learning and memory, sensation, perception, physiological processes, emotions, drives, personality, abnormal behavior, psychotherapy, individual differences, social behavior, and growth and development.

Hostos Community College

Introduction to Criminal Justice Administration
Course Number: CRJ 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The student will examine the roles and functions of institutions within the criminal justice system at the federal, state, and local levels. Emphasis is placed on interactions between the police, the courts, the correctional institutions at the local level, and the influence of these institutions on the quality of life in the South Bronx community.

Hostos Community College

Introduction to Sociology
Course Number: SOC 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The student will demonstrate an understanding of the basic topic of sociology, including social mobility, role status, race and prejudice, and factors leading to social change.

Hostos Community College

Law & Social Change
Course Number: ADM 2522
3 credits

Through historical investigation and critical analysis, the student will gain an understanding of the relationship between law and social change. The student will examine historical movements, such as: the abolitionist movement, labor movement, women's rights movement, and civil rights movement.

Hunter College

Introduction to Psychology
Course Number: PSYCH 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

An introduction to the problems, methods and concepts of psychology, covering a range of topics which characterize the discipline, including history, methodology and professional ethics, biological foundations, perception, motivation and emotion, learning, memory and thinking, individual differences, intelligence, personality, behavior disorders and their treatment, group processes.

Hunter College

Introduction to Sociology
Course Number: SOC 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Development of sociological imagination through introduction and application of basic concepts incorporating global and comparative perspectives.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Career Development for the College Student
Course Number: CSL 110
Fall, Spring | 1 credit

A critical examination of different occupational areas combined with a realistic self-examination by students of their own needs, interests, and skills in order to formulate valid career choices. Emphasis on occupations in urban areas and careers in the criminal justice systems. Attention is also given to the career problems of women and members of minority groups. The course includes guest lecturers from governmental agencies and private industry. Students have minimum of one individual career planning session with the instructor.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

General Psychology I
Course Number: PSY 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

A survey of human behavior with an emphasis on interpersonal processes. Subjects covered include personality and personality assessment; behavior pathology and treatment; behavioral aspects of motivation and emotion; social psychology; psychological research methods; applications of psychology.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice
Course Number: CRJ 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

An introductory survey of the American criminal justice system. Discussion of the police, defense and prosecuting attorneys, courts, institutional corrections, community-based corrections, and the juvenile justice system. The definition and the measurement of crime, and various efforts to explain the causes of crime. General issues for consideration include discretion in the administration of criminal justice; due process; and contemporary change in the American criminal justice system.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Introductory Sociology: Sociological Analysis
Course Number: SOC 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The study of modern society: social groups, social organization, process of interaction, social disorganization, and change. Such topics as deviant behavior, social control, ethnic and class relations, culture and personality and urbanization are considered.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Race and Ethnicity in America
Course Number: ETH 125
Spring | 3 credits

Study of the many peoples who have contributed to the fashioning of American civilization from 1500 to the present. Survey of historical and contemporary issues related to racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity in the United States through an examination of such concepts as assimilation, discrimination, integration, pluralism, racism, segregation.

Kingsborough Community College

Behavioral and Social Science: The Individual & His/Her World
Course Number: BSS 1
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The concepts and methodologies of sociology, psychology, economics, political science and history helps students understand issues of current significance.

Kingsborough Community College

Conducting Research
Course Number: BEH 71
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

To carry out and bring to completion an individual research project in the areas of the Behavioral Sciences, course work includes actual testing of subjects and of hypotheses, collection of data, statistical analysis, assessing the implications of research findings for further investigation.

Kingsborough Community College

Crime and Punishment
Course Number: POL 64
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

To further education in criminal justice, focus will be on "Crime" and on "Punishment", the two major aspects of the criminal justice system. Course will consider the three sections: The Institution of Punishment, Crime and Criminals, Controlling Crime through Punishment

Kingsborough Community College

Event Catering Management
Course Number: TAH 43
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to the basic skills and competencies required for catering, food and beverage operations, and the opportunities and responsibilities of this sector of the hospitality and tourism industry.

Kingsborough Community College

Introduction to Criminal Justice
Course Number: POL 63
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to the criminal justice system in the United States, includes study of crime and the three elements which comprise the criminal justice system: police, courts and corrections. Attention is given to civil liberties issues which involve the procedural due process rights of persons accused of crime.

Kingsborough Community College

Introduction to Research
Course Number: BEH 70
Fall, Spring | 4 credits

To produce research projects in the Behavioral Sciences with the skill and knowledge necessary for carrying out individual research projects, students are familiarized with theoretical issues in scientific research, methodology, and statistical measurement.

Kingsborough Community College

Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
Course Number: TAH 1
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Overview of the many and varied organizations and agencies that make up the travel and tourism industry, their roles and interrelationships. Topics include transportation, lodgings, restaurants, wholesale and retail operations, attractions, government owned parks and facilities, trade organizations, and governmental agencies.

LaGuardia Community College

General Psychology
Course Number: SSY 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This is an introduction to some of the major fields of study in the science of psychology. Areas covered include learning, perception, theories of personality, mental illness and therapy, social psychology, and the research methods of psychology.

LaGuardia Community College

Introduction to Sociology
Course Number: SSS 100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course offers students information and ideas with which to understand the social factors of human life. It places the study of social interaction, social processes, and social institutions in an historical context. It examines the human condition with particular reference to work, to culture, to personality, to ethnic, class and gender relations, as well as economic and political institutions.

Lehman College

Contemporary Political Issues
Course Number: POL 150
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

An examination of key domestic and international problems from the perspective of political science.

Lehman College

Fundamentals of Sociology
Course Number: SOC 166
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to sociological concepts and perspectives and their applications to societies in the modern world.

Lehman College

General Psychology
Course Number: PSY 166
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to the fundamental concepts and methods of modern psychology. Consideration of the scientific basis of psychology and of the significant problems in the areas of learning, motivation, emotion, individual differences, physiological bases of behavior, perception, developmental processes, personality, and social behavior.

Lehman College

Great Political Thinkers
Course Number: POL 172
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Study of the philosophical foundations of political thought.

Medgar Evers College

African- American History and Culture
Course Number: HIST 201
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course is a topical examination of themes relevant to the history and culture of the African American population in the Western hemisphere with particular reference to gender and socio - economic class relations. Topics will include African origins, African American intellectual thought, slavery, the Civil Rights and Black Power movements, the struggle for human rights, the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Arts movement of the 1960's and 1970's, United States foreign policy in Africa and the Caribbean, and contemporary ethnicity in African American life and culture.

Medgar Evers College

Fundamentals of Mentoring
Course Number: SSC 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

This course will integrate the theoretical elements of counseling and advisement with role-playing and other modes of experiential learning directed at enhancing communication skills, understanding of interpersonal interaction, development of decision-making, problem-solving, interviewing and counseling techniques. It will consider a variety of purposes served by a student mentor such as assisting with academic advising and personal counseling. It is designed to train students who have been screened and specially selected in the skills necessary to mentor students regarding academic as well as personal concerns.

Medgar Evers College

Introduction to Psychology
Course Number: PSYC 101
3 credits

This course is an introduction to several basic areas of study within psychology, specifically including concepts of perception, motivation, personality, learning, abnormal behavior and social psychology.

Medgar Evers College

Introduction to Sociology
Course Number: SOC 101
3 credits

This course will familiarize the student with the basic concepts in sociology and develop his/her appreciation of the nature and scope of the discipline. Emphasis will be centered on the critical importance of human interaction, inter-and intro group relations, cultural relativity, the process of socialization, race, caste and class stratification, and on sex, age, and other bases of differentiation. The structure of social organizations and of institutions and the nature of power, authority and status as well as the problem of social change will be analyzed.

Medgar Evers College

World Civilizations I
Course Number: HIST 101
3 credits

The course provides an overview of the origins of civilizations to the age of European exploration, including contributions of the great cultures of Africa, Europe, the Near and Far East and Americas. Emphasis will be placed on the religious, social, and political ideas and institutions of these cultures.

New York City College of Technology

Introductory Anthropology
Course Number: ANTH 1101
Fall | 3 credits

Physical and cultural components of humanity's evolution. Included are discussions of cultural universals such as marriage, religion, kinships, economic and political systems. Ethnographic data from Africa, Meso-America, Australia and Asia are presented.

New York City College of Technology

Psychology of Adjustment
Course Number: PSY 1100
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

General theories and methods of psychology, individual differences, failure of adjustment, psychological stress and coping mechanisms, personality, learning, mental health and mental hygiene, therapeutic techniques, behavior in work situations and current psychological problems.

Queensborough Community College

Criminal Law
Course Number: CJ 203
Spring | 3 credits

A comprehensive analysis of criminal law and its administration, with emphasis on legislation and judicial interpretations of the criminal code.

Queensborough Community College

Criminology
Course Number: CJ 102
Fall | 3 credits

An introduction to the study of crime. Focuses on theories and research concerning the nature, causes, treatment and prevention of crime

Queensborough Community College

Introduction to Criminal Justice
Course Number: CJ 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

A survey of the institutions and processes of the criminal justice system. Special emphasis on police, courts, and corrections.

Queensborough Community College

Psychology
Course Number: SS 510
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Topics include research methods, biological bases of brain and mind, sensation-perception, sleep and states of consciousness, learning-memory, development, cognition-intelligence, motivation-emotion, personality, abnormal psychology-therapy, and social psychology. Research findings and principles related to everyday life.

Queensborough Community College

Sociology
Course Number: SS 310
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introductory analysis and description of structure and dynamics of human society; special emphasis on application of scientific methods of observation and analysis of social groups, intergroup relations, social change, social stratification, and social institutions.

Queens College

General Introduction to Sociology
Course Number: SOC 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

An introduction to the basic concepts, theories, methods, and findings of sociology that help describe and explain the socio-political, socio-economic, cultural, and organizational structures of society.

Queens College

Urban Issues: Poverty and Affluence
Course Number: URBST 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to the field of urban studies investigating why cities are places of economic and political opportunity for some and of deprivation, discrimination, violence, and impoverishment for others. Exploration of different theories of urban poverty and inequality and examination of the impact of immigration, racial segregation, suburbanization, public policies, and social movements on U.S. cities and their inhabitants. Special attention is paid to the existence of inequalities based on race, class, gender, sexuality and analyzes proposals to reduce these inequalities.

York College

American Tradition of Social Change
Course Number: HUM 101
Fall | 4 credits

York College

History of the Modern World Since 1815
Course Number: HIST 100
Fall | 3 credits

Studies the development of the Western World from the end of the Napoleonic Age to the present within the context of global history; considers the concurrent rise of the Americas, Asia and Africa.

York College

Introductory Psychology
Course Number: PSY 102
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Basic concepts and methods of contemporary psychology emphasizing the biological basis of behavior, learning, cognition, consciousness, development, stress and personality, abnormal behavior, group behavior, and social interaction.

York College

Introductory Sociology
Course Number: SOC 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Introduction to the basic premises of sociology; the role of social factors as a determinant of human behavior; the formation and function of social institutions; the logic of sociological inquiry.

York College

Medical Anthropology
Course Number: ANTH 152
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

The relationship of culture to nutrition and disease and an analysis of primitive and folk medical practices.

York College

Politics and Government in the United States
Course Number: POL 103
Spring | 3 credits

Analysis of American politics and public policy in economic, social, and ideological contexts, emphasizing the Presidency, Congress, the judiciary, the federal bureaucracy, political parties, and interest groups.

York College

The Caribbean Since Columbus
Course Number: HIST 277
Spring | 3 credits

Historical account of the experiences of peoples in the Caribbean from European colonization to the present, with emphasis on socio-economic and political problems.

York College

Understanding Cultural Diversity
Course Number: CLDV 101
Fall, Spring | 3 credits

Attitudes, knowledge, and skills to foster multicultural understanding necessary to function within the community and workplace; an exploration of the nature of culture and its influence on attitudes and behavior; ethnographic study of New York City's diverse cultural groups; identification of areas for potential intercultural conflict; and the development of skills to deal positively with conflict.